Archive for the ‘Tanzania’ Category

Mustafa Hassanali

Tanzania’s Mustafa is one of the most recognized designers in Africa. A man ahead of his times, Mustafa’s work is refreshing and bewitching. He is also the brains behind The Swahili Fashion Week, an annual week dedicated to fashion in Tanzania, The Harusi Trade Fair, an annual wedding exhibition slated for November 2011 and The Tanzania Women Entrepreneurs and Networking Development Exposition (TWENDE), a forum for women entrepreneurs.


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Anna Lukindo

Anna Lukindo image from www.annaluks.blogspot.com

Tanzania’s Lukindo is UK based fashion designer. Her fashion label Anna Luks was launched in 2010 and her signature work is inspired by ropes and cords. Anna’s blog, twitter and Facebook fan-page provide updates on what she has in store for us.

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Jane Goodall image from tabacco.blog-city.com

Jane is a British primatologist popular for her 45 year study of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. Her institute is heavily involved in animal welfare and conservation. (with other chapters worldwide like France, Canada, Spain, In 2002, she was made a United Nations Messenger of Peace by former UN secretary general, Kofi Annan.

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Shama Jaffer

Shama Jaffer on AfricanDamu

Tanzania’s Shama is a talented freelance painter, art teacher, art exhibitions organizer & coordinator and art promoter. Shama has a deep desire to promote African artists and is currently the curator of Ujamaa Art Gallery and the Tanzanian Representative of AfricanColours.com, an internet space for promoting African art and artists. Shama can be found on her blog called Candle Heart Page and on Twitter.

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Maxence Melo

Maxence Melo on AfricanDamu

Maxence is a Tanzanian blogger who runs one of the most successful online discussion boards in Tanzania, Jamii Forums. His co-founder is Mike Mushi and together they have taken blogging to the next level in Tanzania. Here is an article on their work by TechMtaa.com. Jamii Forums recently sponsored Miss Universe Tanzania.

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Flaviana Matata

Flaviana Matata on AfricanDamu

Flaviana is a striking beauty from Tanzania. She has modeled for the likes of Vivienne Westwood. Her Wikipedia page provides more details on her career.

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